wax paper

What is wax paper?

wax paper meaning in Information Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:

Paper manufactured from chemical pulp, made moisture-proof by a thin coating of wax. Paper impregnated or coated with a layer of purified beeswax was used in the 19th century, but today wax paper is made with paraffin. Also spelled waxed paper. Synonymous with paraffin paper.


reference: ABC-CLIO